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Shell of Chestnut


Li Ke (Shell of Chestnut)

  1. 栗壳
  2. 栗子壳
  3. Li Ke
  4. 栗子殼
  5. 栗殼

The Effect of Shell of Chestnut


Sweet, astringent, neutral.


Calm the adverse rising-energy, promote the secretion of saliva, resolve phlegm and relieve cough, clear heat, dissipate nodule, stop bleeding.


Nose bleeding, whooping cough, cough with excessive phlegm, diabetes, scrofula, hematochezia, mumps, vomiting, gastric disorder causing nausea.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 30~60 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.